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It’s that time of the year where we are out enjoying the great outdoors, and the great outdoors is enjoying us!  Mosquitoes love to take a bite and leave behind an itchy reminder.  Itch relief is as close as your kitchen or bathroom! Salt seems to be the quickest remedy. Simply moisten the bite area […]

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  Marquette, Lower Harbor Park – July 4, 2011 – A 14 and 16 year old duo, The Goldmine Girls, won Great Lakes Radio/Texaco Country Showdown at Lower Harbor Park. Ten contestants sang to win a slot to compete at the Regional Contest and win at $1000.00.   Contestants Participating John Rowe The Goldmine Girls [...]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Lisa Coombs-Gerou, Executive Director of the YMCA of Marquette County joined Walt Lindala this morning to discuss the latest happenings at the “Y”. Several items were discussed, including new support from the Snyder administration for youth programs as well as the ongoing summertime programs and the upcoming [...]

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If you’re suffering from having WAY too much fun – at the beach or out in the great outdoors – take heart with these quick recipes (many with ingredients that are as close as your kitchen or bathroom cabinet) for easing the pain of sunburn or windburn: 1. Apply undiluted apple cider vinegar to sunburn. […]

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Noun: Cobalt  (KOH-bawlt) Definition: 1. A tough lustrous silver-white magnetic metallic element that is related to and occurs with iron and nickel and is used especially in alloys 2. Strong greenish-blue Sample sentence:  Cobalt was used for centuries to impart a blue color to glazes and ceramics before it was isolated by Swedish chemist Georg […]

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The body cools itself most efficiently by sweating and then the sweat evaporating. Should sweating be unable to meet the cooling demands of the body, heat-related illness can occur. This is a spectrum of conditions with minor symptoms such as prickly heat or heat rash, progressing to heat cramps, then heat exhaustion, and finally to heat […]

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Ishpeming, MI – 07/01/2011 – Congratulations to Haylie Richer of Marquette who won the Texaco Country Showdown at the 2011 Ishpeming Festival of Treasures. Photos from the Festival and Showdown are available HERE. Thanks to all the contestants and everyone who came out!

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Ishpeming, MI – 07-01-2011 – Here are all of our photos from the 2011 Ishpeming Festival of Treasures and Texaco Country Showdown. Congratulations to Haylie Richer of Marquette for winning the Showdown!
Festival of Treasures Photos!

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Adjective:  Supposititious  (suh-pah-suh-TISH-us) Definition:  Imaginary, hypothetical Sample sentence:  I like to talk to my supposititious friend because he agrees with all I have to say.

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Women who follow a low-fat diet may not be getting as many essential nutrients as they should, according to the findings of a 27,000-person U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) study. More than half the women who reduced their fat intake to less than 30 percent of total calories were short-changing themselves on vitamins A and […]

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